David Starkey: TV historian gets Queen's honour

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Kendal-born broadcaster and historian Dr David Starkey is among Cumbrians named in the Queen's birthday honours.
Dr Starkey - once Britain's highest paid TV presenter - becomes a CBE for services to history.

Also honoured are Westmoreland Cardiac Support Society co-founder Gillian Impey, who becomes an MBE.

Sellafield managing director Barry Snelson and Cumbria Police deputy chief constable Christine Twigg are also among those recognised.

Mr Snelson, from Cockermouth, becomes an MBE for services to the UK nuclear industry.

Ms Twigg, who was the Cumbria force's acting chief constable for a time, gets the Queen's Police Medal.

Also recognised is Anthony Wright, a teacher at Trinity School in Carlisle, who becomes a CBE for services to education.
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